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Plantar Wart - How do I know I have one?

Updated: Jul 3

Plantar warts, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), appear as small, rough growths on the sole of the foot and can be painful to walk on. Proper removal is essential to eliminate the wart and alleviate discomfort.

Signs of a plantar wart include:

  • Small, fleshy growths on the sole of the foot

  • Pain or tenderness, especially with pressure or walking

  • Black dots or "seeds" within the wart

Professional Intervention: In resista

nt cases or if multiple warts are present, seeking professional treatment from a podiatrist may be necessary. This may involve surgical excision, laser therapy, or other specialized techniques to remove the wart.

By following these removal strategies and seeking appropriate care, individuals can effectively eliminate plantar warts and restore comfort to the affected foot.

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